Japanese Girls Love These 11 Clothing Brands

Eva Thomas
·4 min read

Japan's street style is some of the best in the game—just take a look at some of the outfits that debuted during Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo, and you'll see exactly what we mean. Many of the getups are, in every sense of the world, a maximalist's dream come true (think lots of unexpected color combos, top-notch layering, and staples with silhouettes that are unlike anything you've ever seen.) Japanese girls know how to experiment with their style—and the rest of the world is quickly taking note.

If you, too, want to emulate some of the unique ensembles Japanese It-girls are known for, we may have found a way, and it entails checking out one or all of the below Japanese clothing brands for some of the coolest fashion finds on the Internet. From well-known labels like Uniqlo and Comme des Garçons to others you might not be quite as familiar with, we found it all in terms of style and price points. Ready to give your wardrobe a major upgrade? Then read on to see and shop clothing brands Japanese girls wear on repeat.

1. Uniqlo

Uniqlo Drape Gathered Long Skirt ($40)

Uniqlo offers minimalist, innovative fashion staples at great prices (aka the basics your wardrobe is built off of).

Uniqlo Linen Cotton Tapered Pants ($20)

Uniqlo Pointelle Sleeveless Lounge Dress ($25)

Uniqlo UV Protection Supima Cotton Crew Neck Cardigan ($30)

2. Snidel

Snidel Puff Sleeve Cardigan - ($118)

Snidel's design approach can best be described as street-formal. Shop here if you want really eye-catching pieces that you won't be able to find anywhere else (and for a great price, too).

Snidel Knit Button-Front Dress ($144)

Snidel Faux Fur Lined Mules - ($130)

Snidel Leather Round Bag ($136)

3. Noir Kei Ninomiya

Noir Kei Ninomiya Plissé Houndstooth-Panelled Wool-Gabardine Dress ($349)

Designer Kei Ninomiya keeps fans on their feet with his one-of-a-kind design executions that transform tulle, leather, and jersey (plus much more) into exciting, wearable works of art.

Noir Kei Ninomiya Pearl-Embellished Puff-Sleeved Cotton Blouse ($241)

Noir Kei Ninomiya Tulle-Panelled Cotton-Jersey Top ($92)

Noir Kei Ninomiya Chain-Trimmed Leather Biker Jacket ($1940)

4. Comme des Garçons

Comme Des Garçons Moiré Pattern Jacquard Double Breasted Coat ($874)

Comme des Garçons' avant-garde designs have quickly earned a cult following—and it's easy to see why.

Comme Des Garçons Ruffle Placket Long Cotton Shirt ($244)

Comme Des Garçons Long Sleeve Polka Dot Silk Chiffon Midi Dress ($720)

Comme Des Garçons Play Cotton Tee ($155)

Comme Des Garçons Play X Converse Chuck Taylor Hidden Heart Low Top Sneaker ($150)

5. Sacai

Sacai Cropped Striped Intarsia Cotton Sweater ($357)

Sacai's signature style is the perfect fusion of sporty, edgy, and haute couture.

Sacai Pleated Striped Cotton-Poplin Wrap Midi Skirt ($477)

Sacai Asymmetric Cotton-Jersey and Lace T-Shirt ($347)

Sacai Buckled Paneled Striped Cotton-Poplin and Ribbed-Knit Dress ($455)

6. Junya Watanabe

Junya Watanabe Reversible Pleated Cotton-Blend Gabardine Trench Coat ($1005)

For unexpected texture contrasts, vivid prints, and futuristic-inspired pieces, look no further than Japanese designer Junya Watanabe's namesake label.

Junya Watanabe Layered Belted Cotton-Jersey and Wool and Mohair-Blend Top ($1180)

Junya Watanabe Belted Pleated Two-Tone Gabardine Mini Skirt ($444)


Adeam Ruffle One-Shoulder Twill Midi Dress ($420)

Adeam's pieces can best be summed up as a fusion of feminine silhouettes and traditional Japanese construction.

Adeam Stripe Bell Sleeve Cotton Shirt ($260)

Adeam Mixed Media Top ($318)

Adeam Sailor Angel Hair Removable Sleeve Cotton Blend Cardigan ($398)

8. Cyclas

Cyclas Coat ($950)

Cyclas is a ready-to-wear label inspired by minimal and modern style.

Cyclas Sweater ($630)

9. Gelato Pique

Gelato Pique Teddy Bear Satin Dress - ($87)

For some of the cutest, coziest loungewear you've ever seen, look no further than Gelato Pique.

Gelato Pique Pleated Tulle Long Dress - ($94)

10. GU

GU Race Design T ($15)

GU offers up wardrobe staples at super-wallet-friendly price points. It's one fast-fashion label Japanese girls love.

GU Comfort 3 strap heel mules ($25)

11. Blue Blue Japan

Blue Blue Japan Indigo Sashiko Coverall Jacket ($258)

Blue Blue Japan reimagines workwear staples through a Japanese aesthetic.

Blue Blue Japan White Linen French Sleeve Shirt ($122)

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This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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